Bow maker Benoît Rolland receives $500k MacArthur grant

The French bow maker Benoît Rolland has been named one of 23 recipients of this year's MacArthur Fellowship, a $500,000 no-strings-attached 'genius grant' from the MacArthur Foundation. Rolland trained as a violinist before studying bow making in Mirecourt with Bernard Ouchard. After working ...

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